Logistics -- Its Planning, Programming and Budgeting in the Office of the Secretary of Defense
A review of the implementation of the Planning-Programming-Budgeting System for logistics which existed in the Office of the Secretary of Defense during the period 1968-1970. While it concentrates on logistics, the insight gained by examining this area should be applicable to PPBS in general. The present system has many shortcomings and as a result the promise of efficient resource allocation has not come to pass. It is important to understand the present system and how it has failed.